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Should I remove Free Weather for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.09 100.00%

Free Weather for Windows

What is Free Weather for Windows?  (from AST)

Free Weather, a business of AST, Inc. which is a leading provider of search services and technology. AST, Inc continues to advance Internet search with new search technologies and features designed to improve the search experience for consumers.

Overview

Free Weather for Windows is a program developed by AST. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package is about 765.49 KB (783,857 bytes) when donwloaded. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.
  • Adds a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Free Weather for Windows
URL: www.freeweather.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced Searchbar\Free Weather
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\ADVANC~1\FREEWE~1\UNWISE.EXE /A C:\Program Files1\ADVANC~1\FREEWE~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 765.49 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Free Weather for Windows

  • weather.exe (by Amazing Software Products) - Free Weather
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Free Weather for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove Free Weather for Windows from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Free Weather for Windows from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Free Weather for Windows, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Free Weather for Windows.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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